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Nov 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
sexist slurs about government officials and andribing the tsa conspiratorial terms. the obama administration is rejecting calls to plant -- grand, sita nsa leaker edward snowden. in a letter given to a german lawmaker last week, snowden called on the u.s. to drop charges against him, writing "speaking the truth is not a crime." on sunday, dan pfeiffer ruled out clemency and said snowden should return to face criminal charges. in some of the latest snowden's disclosures, the "new york times" reports the nsa intercepted the talking points of view into secretary -- you would secretary-general ban ki- moon ahead of a meeting with president obama in april. we will have more on the story with the reporter scott shane after the headlines. a newly disclosed document shows the british government justified detaining the partner journalist glenn greenwald by accusing him of espionage and terrorism. in august, david maranda was on his way home to brazil when he was held from his nine hours at london's heathrow airport. he faced repeated interrogation, had many personal items seized, .nclu
Oct 28, 2013 6:00pm EDT
, including drones and f-16 jets. the obama administration is asking congress to hold off on new sanctions against iran. at a white house meeting, top officials asked for the continued delay of the senate banking committee measure targeting iranian oil. the administration wants to stall the new sanctions pending the outcome of ongoing talks over iran's nuclear program. in an interview with voice of america, the lead u.s. negotiator on iran said she expects congress to ck it sanctions pause. >> we think this is a time for a pause to see if these to go shenzhen's can gain traction. congress has its prerogatives. we are hearing -- having very serious discussions. we work as partners with congress. i think they have been very as weant partners approach this because she asian we need them to continue to be effective partners to reach a successful conclusion. >> a new round of talks is set for next month in geneva. despite the white house called but to craddick and republican lawmakers have expressed support for holding a sanctions vote by the end of the week. woman's rights activists
Nov 1, 2013 6:00pm EDT
insurance through the new government massiveand its technical failures. the obama administration says there were 4.7 million unique visits to the site in the first 20 four hours. according to notes from a meeting on the morning after the launch, just six people had successfully enrolled. by that afternoon, about 100 people had enrolled. 248 enrolled by the end of the day. the notes were released to a house panel under a documents request. reported by cbs news thursday, a day after health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius told the help panel there was no precise data on enrollments. senate republicans have blocked the confirmation of two obama nominees, one for housing oversight post and the second to a powerful appeals court. in back-to-back votes thursday, the senate fell just shy of t 60-vote threshold to overcome republican filibusters against melvin watt, a democratic congress member from north carolina, who was tapped to oversee the home or goods industry. who wasicia millett, nominated for the d c circuit of the was court of appeals. system that has not protected us
Nov 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
previously, we want to hear from our allies will stop we want to have this conversation. president obama welcomes this opportunity to work with our allies and ultimately if we get it right, which we will, we cannot only alleviate concerns, but we can actually strengthen our intelligence relationships going forward and we can all be more secure and safer as a result, as well as detecting the privacy of citizens. iranousands rallied in monday in the annual commemoration of the 1979 seizure of the u.s. embassy. the demonstration was held outside the old embassy building, now dubbed the nest of spies. protesters chanted anti-u.s. slogans in what was seen as a rebuke of president rouhani's talks with the u.s. and other world powers over iran's nuclear program. the united nations is warning around 40% of syria's population is now in need of humanitarian aid will stop on monday, emergency relief court nader valerie amos told the security council some 9.3 million syrians rely on assistance, around 6.5 million are displaced from their homes. an independent panel says u.s. military doctors have vi
Oct 31, 2013 6:00pm EDT
launch. president obama defended the health care rollout wednesday during an appearance in boston, but he was disrupted by protesters urging him to disrupt the construction of the keystone xl pipeline. >> [chanting] >> ok. we are talking about health care today. no, that is ok. that is the wrong rally. [laughter] we have the climate change rally in the summer. this is the health care rally. >> president obama cited problems faced in the rollout of the massachusetts health reform law signed by mitt romney in 2006. romney rejected the comparison, tweeting -- the protest against keystone xl came amidst reports that a pipeline in texas owned by the spilledeline company 400 barrels of crude oil near austin. the subsidiary of koch industries says that the brothers could win $100 billion in new profits if the keystone pipeline is completed. the federal reserve says it will continue it economic stimulus program, citing high unemployment and slowing recovery in housing sector. fede september 2012, the has been buying $83 billion in bonds every month in a bid to encourage spending. in a statemen
Oct 29, 2013 6:00pm EDT
nowirm lundbeck, banned from u.s. prisons they carry out capital punishment. president obama appeared at a he i headquarters monday to welcome new director james conley. obama told fbi staffers he will fight to restore the agency's full budget under sequestration. >> i will keep fighting for those resources because our country asks and expects a lot from you and we should make sure you have the resources you need to do the job, especially when any of your colleagues put their lives on the line on a daily basis all to serve and protect our fellow citizens will stop the least we can do is make sure you have the resources for it and your operations are not disruptive because of politics. >>, he was sworn in last month in a private ceremony. he has instructed all new agents to visit the memorial to dr. martin luther king jr. on the capitol mall is a lesson of what he called "the dangers in becoming untethered to oversight and accountability." has state university reached a nearly $60 million settlement with 26 victims of the child sex abuse committed by former assistant football coach jer
Oct 30, 2013 6:00pm EDT
unilaterally. >> in his remark, parilla singled out president obama for tightening financial restrictions on cuba instead of listening the u.s. grip. cuba says the margo has cost over one $.1 stallion since president kennedy imposed in 1962. a pakistani family who survived a u.s. drone strike has appeared before congress in a historic hearing. on tuesday, he and his family told the story of the attack that killed his 68-year-old mother. nine-year-old nabila rehman described watching her grandmother blown to pieces. her brother, 13 years old, was injured with shrapnel wounds in the strike, said "my grandmother was nobody's enemy." it was the first time ever congress has heard directly from drone strike the him's. just five lawmakers, all democrats, chose to attend. we will bring you some of those who testified tomorrow on democracy now! following to dead multiple shootings on tuesday. in south carolina, six people were shot in what please call the murder-suicide involving the family. the victims included two children. in texas, shooting spree in a killed fiveell people. the al
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